Caliban



the ugly, beastlike slave of Prospero in Shakespeare’s The Tempest.
Contemporary Examples

How to Understand the Criminal Mind By Reading This Novel Casey N. Cep December 5, 2013
What’s in a Name? Writers and Their Anthroponymy Anthony Paletta February 27, 2013

Historical Examples

Margarita’s Soul Ingraham Lovell
The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 85, November, 1864 Various
The Ornithology of Shakespeare James Edmund Harting
Journeys Through Bookland, Vol. 8 Charles H. Sylvester
The Drunkard Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull
Northern Lights Gilbert Parker
A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.) Mrs. Sutherland Orr
Margarita’s Soul Ingraham Lovell

noun
a brutish or brutalized man

A declarative annotation language for controlling the partitioning and placement of the evaluation of expressions in a distributed functional language. Designed by Paul Kelly phjk@doc.ic.ac.uk, Imperial College.
[“Functional Programming for Loosely-coupled Multiprocessors”, P. Kelly, Pitman/MIT Press, 1989].
(1995-01-11)

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    the diameter of something of circular section, especially that of the inside of a tube: a pipe of three-inch caliber. Ordnance. the diameter of the bore of a gun taken as a unit of measurement. degree of capacity or competence; ability: a mathematician of high caliber. degree of merit or excellence; quality: the high moral […]

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    to determine, check, or rectify the graduation of (any instrument giving quantitative measurements). to divide or mark with gradations, graduations, or other indexes of degree, quantity, etc., as on a thermometer, measuring cup, or the like. to determine the correct range for (an artillery gun, mortar, etc.) by observing where the fired projectile hits. to […]



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